Lydia Denworth

Lydia Denworth

Lydia Denworth is a science writer and author of I Can Hear You Whisper: An Intimate Journey through the Science of Sound and Language, an investigation into hearing, sound, brain plasticity and Deaf culture inspired by the discovery that her youngest son was deaf. Her work has appeared in Scientific American Mind, Parents, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Redbook and many other publications. Her first book, Toxic Truth: A Scientist, a Doctor and the Battle over Lead told the story of two men who were among the first to recognize the dangers of lead contamination and then risked their careers and reputations to do something about it.

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Brain Waves

Examinging the Science of Perception, Language and Learning